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Nhandhi Edmonds

Hometown: Orangeburg, SC Classification:  Sophomore Major/Minor:  Biochemistry Research: Evaluation of DNA transfer in forensic scienceCareer Plans:  Forensic Scientists Community Service:  Doris Holmes Blake, Harold E. Morehouse and South Carolina Assistant Commissioner
Mentor: Dr. Samina Shivji

Afua Lincoln

Hometown: Charleston, SC Classification:  Sophomore Major/Minor:  Biochemistry Research: Isolation of Antibiotic Producing Bacteria From Environmental Samples At Francis Bendler Forest Career Plans:  Forensic Scientists Community Service:  Claflin University Writing Center (70 hrs. to date)Campus Organization(s):  Motivating & Inspiring Strong Sister (MISS) Group, National Society of Leadership & Success (NSLS)
Mentor: Dr. Randall Harris


Chayna Rivers  

Home Town:  Charleston, SC Classification:  Senior Major/Minor:  Biology/ Chemistry Research:  Nitrate, Phosphate, and Sulfate Pollution in Ambient Water Samples from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Puerto RicoCareer Plans:  Forensic Science technician Community Service:  William Chapel AME, Orangeburg, South Carolina (Church’s Nursery), Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina, North Charleston(Member) 
Campus  Organization(s):  D.R.E.A.M Gospel Choir
Mentor: Dr. Tantiana Burns 

MiLana Wiltshire

Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida 
Classification:  Junior
Major/Minor:  Biochemistry
Research:  The Effects of E-liquids with Nicotine and Without Nicotine on N2-Bristol and a Mutant Strain of Caenorhabditis elegans
Career Plans: Nurse Practitioner with a Doctor of Nursing Practice with focuses on Family Medicine and Public Health Research
Community Service:  Volunteer Peer Mentor
Campus Organization(s):  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., NAACP, Public Health Alliance
Mentor: Dr. Steffani Driggins